Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3
Nov 6, 2009 4:00am EST
the president of the united states. do you know he is a chain smoker? the problem is, that are bankrupting this country and there is no money to fund it, and we cannot afford it. look at medicare and look at them cutting medicare to try and find this. this bill is bad. thank you for coming, and god bless you all. [applause] >> the gentle lady from oklahoma. >> i cannot tell you how good it is to see so many of you coming up and standing here today with us and fighting for our freedoms and our liberty. i want to tell you that i still believe in the constitution. how many believe the constitution says the federal government can take over or health care system? i do not believe it, either, so you are part of history today. how many think the federal government should bailout everybody who is in trouble? i do not believe in that either. when president obama said he was going to make change in our nation, we need to send a signal to congress and to president obama, no, you cannot take over our business, our health care, and he cannot steal our freedom and still our children's future
Nov 7, 2009 4:00am EST
united states army. the biggest army installation in the world. every state, every territory from all over come and serve at fort hood, texas. and has been that way for a great number of years. my father, who served in the great world war ii, when he was an 18-year-old and did basic training in texas and came back home in 1945, was sent to fort hood, texas, to be reequipped for the invasion of japan -- re-equipped for the invasion of japan that never took place. but he met my mom there in temple, texas. he got married and that's why i was born in temple, texas, and have a great affection for that institution and all those that have served with the united states army at that location. it is now the deployment post for individuals who go overseas to represent the rest of us. they go to iraq. they go to afghanistan. they go to kosovo. they go all over the world. they are being deployed at this time to represent our country and the values that we have. and many of them have served multiple tours of duty. some of them up to four tours of duty in iraq. but yet they are all volunteers. they
Nov 18, 2009 4:00am EST
u.s.? >> we're seeing it here in united states. >> de you have the total number of mental health professionals you still are short army-wide? i know that was a problem. >> this is one of those great numbers. we are an army that is based on authorizations prior to eight years of war. i have been pounding the system to say, we have got to sit down and determine what we need after eight years of war. if i was to look at substance abuse counselors i feel we need today, i would up the number that currently are on hand about 300. 270 to 300 more that we need today. that is what i believe we need at our post camps and stations across america. that is just substance abuse. if i look at mental health care provider, in the last two years, we have hired about 900. i see a shortage today somewhere in the vicinity of 800. >> and then begs the question of, with these continues -- continued shortages, is there any concern that the quality of your mental health professionals in the army is going to slip? that people are being promoted when perhaps they should not be? >> i have no doubt -- i have
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3